Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Microsoft is looking to expand its feature phone portfolio with the Nokia Branding as the new Nokia 216 Dual Sim was launched earlier today. In an age where a majority of people have shifted their preference from feature phones to smartphones, astonishingly, there is still a decent percentage of people who prefer the much less complicated but vastly limited feature phones. The research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) reports that 33.7 million units of features had been shipped in Q2 2016 which made a 2.6 percent growth over last year’s results. The market of feature phones in India has one more concrete reason for its strength considering the fact that a lot of people in rural areas aren’t that financially equipped to purchase and maintain a smartphone. Nokia 216 Dual Sim Device Specifications The Nokia 216 Dual SIM feature phone comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA (240×320 pixels) display. The device runs on Nokia Series 30+ operating system. The device comes with microSD support for storage up to 32GB. The Feature phone sports a 0.3-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and fixed focus. The LED flash also doubles as torchlight. It also sports a 0.3-megapixel front camera. The Nokia 216 houses a 1,020mAh replaceable battery which the company offers talk time up to 18 hours, music playback time up to 47 hours and a standby time of up to 19 days. Nokia 216 Dual SIM comes with FM Radio, MP3 and video player and can store up to 2,000 contacts. The dimensions of the phone are 118.0×50.02×13.5mm. It weighs 83 gms and is made up of Polycarbonate. Connectivity options include dual-SIM, USB 1.1, Bluetooth 3.0 with SLAM and audio support for headsets. It is also internet-enabled. Nokia 216 Dual SIM users can also download one free Gameloft game every month for a year. Though the device has been launched officially, it is slated to be available from the 24th of October in retail stores as well as Online E-commerce platforms. The Nokia 216 Dual Sim will be available in black, grey, and blue coloured variants at a price of Rs. 2,495.